History Literature / TheElricSaga

29th Apr '16 9:08:03 AM Katsuhagi
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* SuddenSequelDeathSyndrome: [[spoiler:Smiorgan]] in ''Weird of the White Wolf''.
** To be fair, the story that [[spoiler:Smiorgan]] died in was written before the one in which he was introduced. You could call this "Sudden Prequel Life Syndrome" instead.

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* SuddenSequelDeathSyndrome: [[spoiler:Smiorgan]] in ''Weird of the White Wolf''.
** To be fair,
Wolf'' is a weird inversion, since the story that [[spoiler:Smiorgan]] died in was written before the one in which he was introduced. You could call this "Sudden Prequel Life Syndrome" instead.
28th Apr '16 7:57:57 PM Gregzilla
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* AntiHero: Elric jumps between PragmaticHero, UnscrupolousHero and VillainProtagonist throughout the series.

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* AntiHero: Elric jumps between PragmaticHero, UnscrupolousHero UnscrupulousHero and VillainProtagonist throughout the series.
24th Apr '16 4:39:55 PM Eagal
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* BodyHorror: [[spoiler: Zarozinia, courtesy of Jagreen Lern]].
* ByronicHero: Elric.
* CanonWelding

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* %%* BodyHorror: [[spoiler: Zarozinia, courtesy of Jagreen Lern]].
* %%* ByronicHero: Elric.
* %%* CanonWelding



* [[IllGirl Ill Guy]]: Elric is anemic and has various other ailments. Until he acquires Stormbringer, he requires constant medicinal treatments just to be able to stand upright or dress himself.

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* [[IllGirl Ill Guy]]: IllBoy: Elric is anemic and has various other ailments. Until he acquires Stormbringer, he requires constant medicinal treatments just to be able to stand upright or dress himself.



* VillainProtagonist: Elric actually starts out this way; before "upgrading" to a Type V AntiHero.

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* VillainProtagonist: Elric actually starts out this way; before "upgrading" to a Type V an AntiHero.
29th Mar '16 8:26:48 AM Paireon
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** The original alignment system for the ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer}}'' Fantasy Role-Playing Game was also largely cribbed from the Elric Saga, as were many other elements.



* CrapsackWorld:



* {{Deconstruction}}: Of ''TheLordOfTheRings'', ''ConanTheBarbarian'', and heroic fantasy in general.

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* {{Deconstruction}}: Of ''TheLordOfTheRings'', ''ConanTheBarbarian'', and heroic fantasy HeroicFantasy in general.



* EverybodysDeadDave: Elric at the end of the Last Battle [[spoiler: just before Stormbringer kills him]].



* EvilSorcerer: Theleb K'aarna, Yyrkoon and Jagreen Lern, all powerful sorcerers.

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* EvilSorcerer: Theleb K'aarna, Yyrkoon and Jagreen Lern, all powerful sorcerers. Elric tries (not always successfully) to not be this.
* EvilWeapon: Stormbringer even admits such [[spoiler: as it turns on Elric and kills him]]. See EvilerThanThou.



* LastOfHisKind: Elric, eventually; [[spoiler: [[GenocideFromTheInside mostly self-inflicted]]]]. Some few other Melniboneans survive their nation's destruction, but in the end Elric is the only one left alive of his people [[spoiler: and soon after of his entire world]].



** The Melnibonean race is a major inspiration for the Drow from DungeonsAndDragons and the Dark Eldar from Warhammer40000.

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** The Melnibonean race is a major inspiration for the Drow from DungeonsAndDragons DungeonsAndDragons, the Dark Elves from {{Warhammer}}, and the Dark Eldar from Warhammer40000.Warhammer40000.
** Game publisher Creator/WhiteWolf's name itself [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elric_of_Melnibon%C3%A9#References_in_popular_culture was inspired by Elric's in-story nickname]].



* SummonMagic: All magic in Elric's world is based upon summoning various demons and elemental spirits, and asking them for a favor. Elric is lucky that the Melnibonians have made ancient pacts with practically every single spirit and demon.

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* SummonMagic: All magic in Elric's world is based upon summoning various demons and elemental spirits, and asking them for a favor. Elric is lucky that the Melnibonians Melniboneans have made ancient pacts with practically every single spirit and demon.



%%* VestigialEmpire: Melnibone.

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%%* * VestigialEmpire: Melnibone.Melnibone is one; in fact, one of the reasons why the Young Kingdoms are called such is because they liberated themselves from Melnibonean tyranny only relatively recently (a few centuries back, versus the Melnibonean Empire's ten ''millenia'' of history at the saga's start). Unsurprisingly, their fall from grace was due as much from the Melniboneans' growing decadence turning inwards - they are a DyingRace due to internal attrition and hedonistic ennui by Elric's time - as from uprisings from their vassals.
27th Mar '16 4:40:10 PM CaptainMar-Vell92
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* AllYourPowersCombined: In ''The Sailor on the Seas of Fate'', Elric fuses with the other eternal Champions and they turn into a giant warrior in order to fight two eldritch abominations.
26th Mar '16 7:38:03 AM CaptainMar-Vell92
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* AntiHero: Elric jumps between PragmaticHero, UnscrupolousHero and VillainProtagonist throughout the series.


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** The Melnibonean race is a major inspiration for the Drow from DungeonsAndDragons and the Dark Eldar from Warhammer40000.
25th Mar '16 6:35:02 PM CaptainMar-Vell92
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%%* DarkFantasy

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%%* DarkFantasy* DarkFantasy: A major TropeCodifier of the genre.



%%* {{Determinator}}

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%%* {{Determinator}}* {{Determinator}}: No matter how much Stormbringer and the universe craps on Elric, he never gives up in his quests.



%%* DoomMagnet

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%%* DoomMagnet* DoomMagnet: Woe to anyone who becomes Elric's companion and/or love interest.
25th Mar '16 6:28:56 PM CaptainMar-Vell92
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* TheBerserker: When Elric gets under Stormbringer's influence in the heat of a battle no one is safe.
25th Mar '16 6:25:37 PM CaptainMar-Vell92
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%%* EvilCounterpart: Yyrkoon to Elric.

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%%* * EvilCounterpart: Yyrkoon to Elric.Elric. Elric is a DefectorFromDecadence while Yyrkoon relish on the perversions of melnibonean society and they both use a magic souls sucking sword.
* EvilOverlord: Jagreen Lern, the ruler of Pan Tang and high priest of the chaos gods. Yyrkoon tries to be one but Elric gets in the way.



%%* EvilPrince: Yyrkoon.
%%* EvilSorcerer: Theleb K'aarna, Yyrkoon and Jagreen Lern.

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%%* * EvilPrince: Yyrkoon.
%%* * EvilSorcerer: Theleb K'aarna, Yyrkoon and Jagreen Lern.Lern, all powerful sorcerers.
25th Mar '16 6:15:18 PM CaptainMar-Vell92
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%%* BodyHorror: [[spoiler: Zarozinia, courtesy of Jagreen Lern]].
%%* ByronicHero: Elric
%%* CanonWelding

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%%* * BodyHorror: [[spoiler: Zarozinia, courtesy of Jagreen Lern]].
%%* * ByronicHero: Elric
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Elric.
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CanonWelding
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